Broadband TVs are already trickling into the market, but they'll kick off in earnest this holiday season as manufacturers from Vizio, Samsung, LG and more pack their TVs with gew-gaws. We'll get our first sense of how interested in widget-enabled TVs consumers are this Black Friday, when select models go on sale. With televisions in 98.9 percent of U.S. homes, TVs are ripe for app-a-tizing, and consumers may already be primed to do more with their TVs than just watch them. But even with potential demand building, there are a few things that the TV manufacturers, widget platform makers and developers need to consider before this space can truly take off.
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